Commonly known as Birch Polypore, this mushroom was found with the 3500 year old Otzi Iceman suggesting its medicinal properties have been known for thousands of years.
More recently scientific investigation has confirmed its medicinal benefits.
Numerous studies have identified high content of polyporenic acids within the fruiting body of birch polypore. Hot-water and alcohol extractions have shown these bio-active compounds have antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral activity. This particular mushrooms is also known to have an exceptionally high amount of enzymes, thus, making it ideal for supporting gut health.
This mushroom contains compounds such as pentacyclic triterpenes and beta-glucans which are well known for their immune boosting activity. In addition, polyporenic acid A and C and tocopherols extracted from Birch Polypore demonstrate reduction in free radical damage and inflammation. The combination of immune support, potent antioxidant activity and anti-inflammatory effects are a helpful anti-cancer recipe.
Cotswold Mushroom Birch Polypore tincture has been created using slow alcohol and hot-water extraction methods to provide a convenient high quality and potent product containing active medicinal compounds.
This 30ml Lions Mane Tincture contains a dual-exact combination of 40% alcohol extraction and 60% hot-water extraction.